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Managing Fall Hazards – Free Training

Posted: Jan 31, 2018

Rutgers School of Public Health is offering free training entitled, ” Expectations and Accountability for Managing Fall Hazards inMultiple Employer Construction Sites.”

Falls continue to be the leading cause of serious injuries and death on construction sites. Controlling contractors exert the most influence on multi employer job sites and set a general tone for work. This is often referred to as a “culture of safety.” The OSHA Susan Harwood sponsored fall prevention training will address:
1. Fall protection as a general condition on construction worksites
2. Examples of multi-employer roles & responsibilities
3. Fall protection training requirements

Click HERE for more information including how to register.

New Jersey State Safety Council Names New President

Posted: Jan 23, 2018

The New Jersey State Safety is pleased to announce the appointment of Robert Paulukiewicz as President.

Prior to his appointment, Robert was employed by AIG as a Senior Risk Consultant in the Casualty Risk Solutions/ Liability Risk Consulting Division with a specialty in the Energy Industry.  With over 37 years in the Safety/Loss Control profession, Robert has experience in the public and private sectors, service and manufacturing industries, and the insurance/risk management fields.

Proposed Amendments to Chapter Bylaws

Posted: Dec 20, 2017

This past August, ASSE members made the historic decision to change the organization’s name to the American Society of Safety Professionals.

ASSE members voted to amend Society bylaws to reflect the new name. As a separately incorporated entity, our chapter needs to hold a separate chapter member vote to change the name in our bylaws, as well.

To learn more about these proposed changes:

We will hold a member vote on these proposed changes at an upcoming meeting of the chapter.

New Jersey ASSE collects for Toys for Tots

Posted: Dec 18, 2017

The New Jersey Chapter of the American Society of Safety Engineers (NJASSE) collected over 50 toys for children of all ages at its annual Member Appreciation Meeting held at Maggiano’s in Bridgewater.

“Participating in the toy drive is the ideal way for local ASSE members and families to give back to the community,” ASSE Past President Bob Sagendorf said today. “Our organization has been an integral part of this community’s service and growth for many years, as such, it comes as no surprise that we to continue to assist Toys for Tots in its annual campaign to raise awareness and donate toys for a worthy cause. The mission of the Marine Toys for Tots foundation since its inception in 1947 has been to ‘bring the joy of Christmas to America’s needy children’.

 

PPE Donations Needed

Posted: Nov 13, 2017

NJ ASSE is facilitating the collection of PPE for workers and volunteers affected by the hurricane in Puerto Rico and the USVI.  Please email the details to President@nj.asse.org such as when your donations will be shipped, as well how much and which PPE you are sending so that your organization can be recognized.  The sooner the better! Thank you for your support for hurricane relief efforts.  We need the below items and attached HERE is a more detailed list.

PPE donations can be sent directly to any of the below locations:

Puerto Rico State Plan Program-Puerto Rico Occupational Safety and Health Administration (PR OSHA)
Prudencio Rivera Martinez Building, 505 Munoz Rivera Ave., 20th Floor, Hato Rey, PR  00918
Attention – Luis Pardo, Asst. Secretary for Occupational Safety & Health

Virgin Islands State & Local Government Employees Program-Virgin Islands Department of Labor
4401 Sion Farm Christiansted, St. Croix, US VI 00820
Attention: Dean R. Andrews, VIDOSH Director

Virgin Islands Consultation Program- 2 locations

Maricel Flores-Diaz: University of the Virgin Islands
#2 John Brewers Bay, (Faculty East Bldg.#4 Office #4), St. Thomas, VI  00802-9990 

Kwame Beaupierre: University of the Virgin Islands
CELL Office REC105, RR1 Box 10000 Kingshill, V.I.  00850-9781